Thursday Scores: T-Birds, Hawks Survive; Saints Can’t Score

Boys basketball

2A District IV consolation bracket – loser-out
Tumwater 57, Capital 49
Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Capital 11 11 12 15 49
Tumwater 21 10 13 13 57
CAP: Ty Gentry – 13 points, Jacob Pratt – 13
TUM: David Cooper – 20 points, Zach DeLucco – 17, Josiah Warner 12

Tumwater used a 21 point first quarter to build a ten point lead and played even with Capital the rest of the way to survive once again and move on with a 57-49 win in game one of a loser-out doubleheader at WF West. David Cooper scored 20 points and Zach DeLucco added 17 for the T-Birds . They now have a chance to advance to regionals when they face River Ridge on Saturday at Capital High School.

2A District IV consolation bracket – loser-out
River Ridge 83, Centralia 77
Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Centralia 12 25 14 26 77
River Ridge 28 22 17 16 83
RR: Jason Kananin – 31 points, Israel Williams – 18, Kobe Key – 11

Jason Kananin and River Ridge came out firing on all cylinders and built a 16 point lead after one quarter and scored 50 points in the first half and weathered a late Centralia rally to advance with an 83-77 win in game two at WF West. Kananin scored 31 points and Israel Williams chipped in 18 and the Hawks moved on to play Tumwater on Saturday for a trip to regionals.

Women’s basketball

Seattle Pacific 54, Saint Martin’s 44 – Recap
Team 1st 2nd Final
Seattle Pacific (9-6 GNAC, 16-7 overall) 24 30 54
Saint Martin’s (8-7 GNAC, 14-10 overall) 19 25 44
SMU: Angela Gelhar – 9 points, Chelsea Haskey – 9 points

It took Saint Martin’s over seven minutes to record their first field goal of the game, shot just 20% in the first half and heated up slightly in the second half to shoot 24.6% in the game and dropped a 54-44 decision to Seattle Pacific.

Despite the putrid shooting, the Saints tied the game at 28 with 15:15 left on an Angela Gelhar three pointer. But Suzanna Ohlsen’s layup at the 11:52 mark completed a 10-0 run for the Falcons and the Saints never threatened again and dropped their third straight game and fell into sixth place in the GNAC at 8-7.Ohlsen led all scorers with 25 points with eight rebounds.

The Saints are two games ahead of Northwest Nazarene (6-9) for the last playoff spot with three games left to play.

Men’s basketball

Alaska Anchorage 88, Saint Martin’s 76 – Recap
Team 1st 2nd Final
Saint Martin’s (5-10 GNAC, 8-15 overall) 31 45 76
Alaska Anchorage (9-7 GNAC, 16-11 overall) 42 46 88
SMU: Evan Coulter – 23 points, Ryan Rogers – 19, Riley Carel – 17

Alaska Anchorage held a 39-12 advantage from behind the three point line and outscored Saint Martin’s by 17 points from the charity stripe to knock off the Saints 88-76. Evan Coulter scored 23 points, Ryan Rogers chipped in 19 and Riley Carel added 17 points with eight assists for the Saints in the loss.

Posted on February 21, 2014, in Basketball, Capital HS, College, High school, River Ridge HS, Saint Martin's University, Tumwater HS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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